two part return ticket

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Half_Prince

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Spanish
Hi there,

I was wondering what you called the 'physical' ticket for the outward part of a (train/plane) round trip and what you called the one for your journey back. For instance, what would you call each of these: http://theroamingpen.co.uk/resources/Photos/daysave.jpg ? Or what word would you use when telling something like 'oh *insert expletive*, I've lost my X' to a friend?

Thanks in advance!
 
  • Andygc

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    British English
    We call the outward one a "ticket" and the return one a "ticket". "I've lost my ticket." If you want to be specific, "outbound ticket" and "return ticket". Of course, both bits of cardboard together are also "a return ticket".
     
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